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Sunday, July 26, 2015

A blue damselfly perches on a blade of grass by the pond

A blue damselfly perches on a blade of grass by the pond

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 9:00AM it’s currently 66 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.92” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.05” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 63.

Forecast:

Showers will continue across the region this morning as a mid-level trough progresses eastward. With a persistent northwest flow aloft, there will be a chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms today and again on Monday. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with showers likely this morning, then partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds around 10 mph this morning, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 60%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 20%.

Monday should be partly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 40%. Monday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 60s with southwest winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday’s looking partly sunny and warm with highs in the mid 80s and west winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 52.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 94°F in 1939.
The record low was 45°F in 1976.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:32 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:23 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 59m
Length of Day: 14h 51m
Tomorrow will be 2m8s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10d 11h old with 73% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:54 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:14 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The damselflies and other dragons are active around the pond these days. I stalked this little one for some time before getting a good shot.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 800, f/7.1, 1/1000″ exposure.

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2 responses

  1. Jody

    Awesome photo of damselfly!

    July 26, 2015 at 1:03 pm

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